Assistant Controller (El Paso, TX)

Pay: $65,000-$75,000

Franklin Door & Trim with roots in the local El Paso community dating back to 1989, and having recently merged with Frontier Door & Cabinet, Inc. is a large door and cabinet manufacturing company and is experiencing tremendous growth. The Company truly believes in our employees and with a culture of teamwork, accountability, growth opportunity, respect, and transparency we are excited to offer the community many new jobs. . Our work environment is casual and fun with many dynamic and motivated employees who take pride in their work.

Frontier Door & Cabinet, Inc. is hiring an Assistant Controller to set the long-term strategy and oversee the general accounting in the Plant. This is an exceptional opportunity due to our growth mode as well as working with an already established corporate accounting team. The Assistant Controller applies accounting principles and experience to analyze financial information to reduce costs, improve profits, and return on investment to ensure the Company meets financial objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Analyze financial, operations, and sales results and partner with management team to address performance gaps and drive improvement.
-Responsible for month end closing process and ensure that all expenses and revenues for the period have been accurately recorded. Manage/prepare journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly and annual closing.
-Ensures the location has adequate internal controls to address financial statement risk, fraud risk, and protection of company assets.
-Facilitate continuous improvement by participating in planning, evaluation and implementation of ideas that contribute to that process.
-Assist in the preparation of annual labor and operating budgets, forecasts, and capital requests.
-Monitor the plant’s performance against budget and analyze manufacturing variances to recommend appropriate actions to leaders.
-Establish procedures for periodic inventories of all company owned assets and ensure that records reflect all the assets at hand.
-Reconcile monthly material inventory and coordinate inventory cycle counts as well as physical inventories.
-Support company initiatives to reduce spending and monitor maintenance, supplies, and consumable spending.
-Oversight in cash application activities.
-Participate in special projects and initiatives inside and outside of the accounting team.
-Develop in-depth knowledge of ERP system and provide training for staff.
-Work with your peers to identify and implement process improvements.
-Support audit requirements including internal, external and compliance audits.
-Prepare Texas Personal Property Tax returns.

Experience and Education

-Minimum 5+ years of manufacturing accounting experience including cost accounting, inventory, budgeting, and general accounting processes and procedures.
-Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
-5+ years of management experience.
-5+ years of experience effectively using ERP/accounting software systems.
-Strong Microsoft Office Skills, with a focus in using advanced Excel functions and queries.
-Strong understanding of local, state, and federal business reporting requirements.

Skills and Abilities

-Proven analytical, problem solving, and process improvement mindset.
-Detail oriented with the ability to understand the “big picture”.
-Can interpret complex financial data and develop analytical reports.
-Experience with ERP systems for general accounting and consolidation purposes.
-Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
-Ability to successfully manage many issues/projects simultaneously.
-Able to work productively and independently.
-Comfortable working under deadlines and prioritizing different deliverables.
-Demonstrated understanding and application of U.S. GAAP.
-Able to communicate effectively with ease through email and Microsoft Teams with corporate office in Washington state.

Qualification Requirements

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Sitting/Standing/walking approximately 8 hours/day, 5 days a week.
-Use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, particularly reading that may be very fine print.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Safety Equipment

Frontier Door and Cabinet’s Safety Program and all established safety rules must be followed, and equipment used where required. This will include safety glasses and hearing protection. This position will also require use of gloves, safety glasses, and dust masks.

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